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Supporting siblings who have a brother or sister with special educational needs or a disability

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If you have a child with special educational needs or a disability (SEND) you may find it puts added stress on other family members because you are having to provide more care and support to your child with SEND.  Page Contents   Balancing your children’s needs…

Understanding sensory processing differences

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Sensory processing is the way the nervous system receives messages from our senses and turns them into motor (movement) and behavioural responses.   Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is when these messages are either not detected, or do not get organised into appropriate responses.  This article explains more about sensory processing and sensory processing difficulties.  Page contents:  What is sensory processing? The eight senses …

Higher education

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In year 12 and 13 you will need to decide whether to you want to continue with your education and obtain further qualifications, look at training alternatives such as higher-level apprenticeships or decide to look for a job.  Here we show what you need to consider if you decide to…

Palliative care

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Page contents: What is palliative care? The providers of palliative care and end of life care How to access palliative care and end of life care Local services that are available National organisations Planning ahead for end of life Palliative care for children What is…

SEND Glossary

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This glossary is a quick reference point for parents, carers and young people. We have tried to make the information in our SEND Local Offer as easy to understand as possible, and this includes avoiding jargon. However, you may come across abbreviations and acronyms. These should always…